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From: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl>
To: Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	Heikki Orsila <shdl@zakalwe.fi>, Bodo Eggert <7eggert@gmx.de>,
	Tony Foiani <tkil@scrye.com>,
	Leon Woestenberg <leon.woestenberg@gmail.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>
Subject: Re: PROBLEM: KB->KiB, MB -> MiB, ... (IEC 60027-2)
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 14:14:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m364ax28da.fsf@maximus.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <je8xfujduz.fsf@sykes.suse.de> (Andreas Schwab's message of "Tue, 23 Jan 2007 10:23:32 +0100")

Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de> writes:

> The exact number of sectors is often printend on the label.

Sure, I'd even say "almost always" for recent disks. Still, they
count in GBs, not sectors.

OTOH it would be great if they say "xxx,xxx,xxx 512-byte sectors",
and maybe "approx. X GB".
-- 
Krzysztof Halasa

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-23 13:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <7FsPf-51s-9@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found] ` <7FxlV-3sb-1@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found]   ` <7FyUF-5XD-21@gated-at.bofh.it>
2007-01-21 10:40     ` Bodo Eggert
2007-01-21 11:10       ` Eduard Bloch
2007-01-21 22:08         ` Stefan Richter
2007-01-22 15:53         ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-22 16:58           ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-22 18:36             ` Alan
2007-01-22 19:24               ` Tony Foiani
2007-01-22 22:26                 ` Bodo Eggert
2007-01-22 20:44               ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-22 21:17                 ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2007-01-22 20:43             ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-22 21:22               ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-21 14:45       ` Benny Amorsen
2007-01-21 15:06       ` Heikki Orsila
2007-01-21 21:27         ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-22  1:56           ` Krzysztof Halasa
2007-01-22 10:39             ` Bernd Petrovitsch
2007-01-22 10:48             ` Andreas Schwab
2007-01-23  1:04               ` Krzysztof Halasa
2007-01-23  1:45                 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-23  9:23                 ` Andreas Schwab
2007-01-23 13:14                   ` Krzysztof Halasa [this message]
2007-01-20  8:08 Michał Kudła
2007-01-20 10:29 ` David Schwartz
2007-01-20 18:07   ` Leon Woestenberg
2007-01-20 22:54     ` David Schwartz
2007-01-21  0:07       ` Tony Foiani
2007-01-21 21:12         ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-22  6:45           ` Tony Foiani
2007-01-22  8:25           ` Roland Kuhn
2007-01-22 15:43           ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-21  7:11       ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-21 20:03         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2007-01-21 20:06           ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-21 17:04       ` Leon Woestenberg
2007-01-21 22:12         ` David Schwartz
2007-01-22  8:49           ` Benny Amorsen
2007-01-27 15:06 ` Andries Brouwer

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